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Oct 26, 2016

Marijuana Use Among Young People

In my research, I primarily focus on the neurocognitive effects of substance use, particularly marijuana. This includes medical marijuana and recreational marijuana. Much of my recent work has explored the effects of recreational marijuana use on...

Oct 25, 2016

New Study Targets Role of Specific Neurons in Fear Behaviors

In a recently published paper, Kerry J. Ressler, MD, PhD, chief scientific officer for McLean Hospital and professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and Kenneth M. McCullough describe their novel method for evaluating how a specific group...

Oct 6, 2016

Biological Imprint of Trauma

Dr. Torsten Klengel, a neuroscientist in McLean’s Neurobiology of Fear Laboratory, reviews the findings of a new paper looking at the long-term effects of trauma.

Oct 5, 2016

Graham Family Gift Provides Long Horizon for Neuroscience Research

“In my 20s, I was treated for alcoholism and depression at McLean,” says Stephen Graham, a professor of Victorian Studies at Bard College and member of the McLean National Council. “The staff there saved my life, and for that I have a deep debt of...